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last night, when you had the picture of michelle obama and then the two girls, sasha and malia who have grown in lovely young women out of the public idea to credit to michelle obama's mother who has done that. coming out of it. where does president obama go from here? a lot of things are said never election. whereas mitt romney's speech was so gracious last night, president obama's left me a little flat. though i think everyone can feel that emotion with all the applauding. interesting to me that republicans, one of the things we talked about in the primary was republicans are going to have to win the independent vote. romney and all the polls, winning the independent vote. it turns out after america votes, that democrats don't even need to go for the independent vote anymore. if president obama wants to achieve big things he has the reach across aisle. president bush when he won in 2004, comes out of that after he won a device i victory like president obama. he tried to do two major things. social security reform and immigration reform. on both of those things, his own party in partic
have more on the race to the white house. first lady michelle obama is expected to speak any minute now in southern ohio. you're looking at live pictures right now. looks like a gymnasium of the university auditorium there. we'll take you there as soon as michelle obama enters. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] don't just reject convention. drown it out. introducing the all-new 2013 lexus ls f sport. an entirely new pursuit. >>> it is indeed crunch time for the presidential candidates. election day is just three days uz way, and both campaigns are making a final push in the battleground states. mitt romney wrapped up a rally in dubuque, iowa. earlier, he was in new hampshire and later he makes two stops in colorado. president obama was in ohio, then he's in wisconsin and iowa and he ends the day in virginia. now to the latest on the aftermath of superstorm sandy. gas is now being rationed in 12 counties in new jersey in an effort to cut down on wait times. people there have been waiting in very long lines for miles and for hours to gas up their cars and get fuel for generators. >> i was in
aÑos mÁs y por supuesto con un fuerte abrazo entre Él y su esposa michelle obama, el presidente obama estuvo confiado que tenÍa el voto hispano, jorge incluso me acuerdo en el foro que tuvimos, le preguntamos del voto hispano, dijo que Él tenÍa que, que no estaba haciendo la acciÓn diferida para obtener los votos hispanos ya los tenÍa, siempre se mostrÓ confiado, lo que nos dice que la gente tiene aÚn mÁs confianza en que Él puede llegar a lugar la reforma migratoria, no Únicamente por lo que dijo de la autodeportaciÓn y apoyo a la ley sb 1070, sino tambiÉn por la retÓrica negafia en el tema migratorio del partido republicano, nunca fue claro y directo para hablar de cÓmo serÍa la reforma migratoria, nunca quiso responder directamente, y con cosas especÍficas si extenderia la acciÓn diferida, entonces pues no sÉ si debemos decir el dicho, como dice el refrÁn:quiza los hispanos pensaron mÁs vale malo conocido que bueno por conocer. >>> vamos a dar los datos, se preguntaba quÉ creen que pasarÍa si gana obama y mitt romney? el 39% dijeron que no cambiarÁ nada en la
columbus. the first lady michelle obama is campaigning in virginia today. at 5:30 eastern, we will take you to petersburg where she will be speaking with supporters. tonight on c-span, mitt romney and paul brian will be joined by their wives for a rally in west chester, ohio. another big names are appearing including condoleezza rice and senator john mccain this evening at 7:30 eastern and we will have that live on c-span. while we wait to hear from president obama in ohio, part of this morning's "washington journal," good morning to you. i want to assure you that 2012 battleground map we have been featuring for the last week or so here on the "washington journal." assuring the swing states in this election. this morning on the washington journal, we want to hear from the voters in the non-yellow states. everyone else in a blue, give us a call. we want to hear what you think about campaign 2012. our phone lines are open. we have already been getting a few comments on facebook. we want to start of christopher's from minnesota, he writes in, the electoral college needs to go away. john from m
obama abrazando a michelle obama y decía, 4 años más, es el tuit má tuiteado de la historia, 455 mil personas han hecho eco de la historia, pero mire usted las cifras ,para que vea la importancia de las redes sociales en la elección. >>> el evento más tuiteado de la historia del país con 31 millones de tuits, el momento climax fue cuando los grandes medios anunciaron la victoria del presidente barack obama, también rompimos records de tuits en español con más de 100 mil tuits (información en pantalla) pero no crea que esos tuits se desvanecen en el aire, también hay un índice político de twitter que midió la popularidad de ambos candidatos en al contienda, eso mide el pulso de la calle, por ejemplo, el 29 de agosto, fin de la convención nacional república, mitt romney muy arriba, con su discurso muy esperado, pero con el fin de la convención nacional demócrata era el presidente barack obama que gozaba de popularidad en twitter y mitt romney estaba preparándose para los debates presidenciales. >>> con el primer debate presidencial, mitt romney va ganando en twitter, si
including 54 trees. the theme this season is joy to all. first lady michelle obama invited military families today for a tour of those decorations. >> with that the rockefeller center christmas tree in new york city is all lit up. the 80-foot norway spruce came from new jersey and it was decorated with more than 30,000 multicolored lights. it's such a beautiful sight. >> have you been there before? yeah. >>> i have never seen the tree. >> gorgeous. >>> this would have been nice. a powerball dream come true. two tickets were picked all the right numbers in the biggest jackpot ever. ticketholders will split $588 million. 5, 16, 22, 23, 29 and a power number of 6 were the numbers. one winner is in arizona, one in missouri. the odds of winning last night's jackpot one in 175 million. you're more likely to be elected president or hitting two consecutive holes in one. probably both at the same time. [ laughter ] >> no kidding. >>> the jackpot triggered a ticket buying spree but not here in california. the lottery commission is meeting trying to hammer that would allow the golden state join the big
is what our coverage looks like. michelle obama is campaigning in petersburg, virginia, today at virginia state university. tonight mitt romney and paul ryan will be joined by their wives on the campaign trail, in westchester, ohio. also joining them is condoleezza rice and senator john mccain. that is at 7:30 on c-span. the amount we have to create an environment that our small businesses can thrive. when we look at the uniqueness on the border different from the reform metered -- needed, we need comprehensive immigration reform. we have a work force problem because of our immigration system is broken. we cannot get workers to go back and forth. these problems create an impediment to commerce. we have to provide a workforce that can move back and forth easily, and now we cannot do that because of the impediments that are there by not having an effective immigration policy. that becomes an economic issue. >> some of the issues have to do with what was raised here with regard to be near the border, seasonal work that comes on, and being susceptible to a national trend when it comes to the
, it's gametime. we don't get another chance tomorrow. >> and michelle obama's name -- make sure you vote. get people out to the polls. this is literally going down to the wire. >> further complicating things. in new jersey, they extended the voting deadline and you can vote online because of the storm damage. , wet of the votes ,w won't know when they are tallied. new jersey is not competitive. if it is close -- there may be a recount or legal challenges. i worry about a 50-50 country. people are really empassioned about the election. they may not see specificity in the next four years but i wonder, if it is close, people will get fired up. >> one side or the other will argue about legitimacy. it.oth sides -- you've seen and for seaside viewers -- there is the debate about if all the public polls are wrong, the think obama will win, the polls look better for him than mitt romney. a lot of conservatives say the polls are manipulated. i tried to find where the preponderance of the polls were wrong. this is not mean that you cannot have this unexplained and undetectable surge among the
the democratic national convention in charlotte, but michelle obama spent time there. this race is pretty interesting. when you look at some of the exit polling you're seeing the president do very well among women. i think it was 52% we had in the smaller samples of the state, exit polls there. and we're looking at church attendance, where mitt romney is doing a little better than the president. >> brown: but this was the question, stu, for the president, to hold this coalition, the expanding the vote he was able to do in 2008 nay place like north carolina. and as we were hearing from mark and david earlier, in virginia and other places. >> right. in north carolina, with 60%, he has a fighting chance. i think most of us thought he would be a slight underdog, winning by opinion 3% when he was the insurgent candidate, change candidate, it looked more difficult. but north carolina is really interesting. the president won it it last time. it's a close race now. yet, today, the-- voters in north carolina have elected a republican as governor, pat mccrorp. and two years ago, republicans sweeppe
-elected. >> reporter: he and first lady michelle obama rejoiced with the vice president and his wife and other friends and family. the president, giving a special thank you to the first lady. >> and i wouldn't be the man i am today without the woman who agreed to marry me 20 years ago. [ cheers and applause ] let me say this publicly. michelle, i have never loved you more. i have never been prouder to watch the rest of america fall in love with you, too, as our nation's first lady. >> reporter: the president tweeted to his supporters, we're all in this together. that's how we campaigned. and that's who we are. crowds rejoiced in times square. outside the white house. in chicago. but not so much at the headquarters for mitt romney in boston, where bystanders said, you could hear a pin drop, as the networks called the election for president obama. reports last night that governor romney was so confident in his victory, he had only written one speech beforehand, a victory speech. >> like so many of you, paul and i have left everything on the field. we have given our all to this campaign. [ cheers and app
girls are keeping it real. and my guess is, it won't be long before malia is raiding michelle obama's closet. she's right there. >> i was much taller than my brother. so i did, like, hand-many-ups. >> that's hard for your brother. >> that just goes back to you being freakishly tall. >>> we have cute overload today for everyone out there. it's friday, after all. we have the exclusive, first look, at boo the world's cutest dog's latest adventure. it's a holiday film. in the movie, he's joined by his brother, his brother, buddy, as they tell santa what they want for the holiday. they exchange gifts. and boo gets a brush for that coat of his. and boo gives buddy a copy of his book. that's really generous. then, the pair, big surprise, they get their own boo mobile from santa. check it. there's the brush. i guess, this is the book. yep. >> video was a little behind on this one, lara. >> i was trying to rush. we had timing issues. and then, there's the big present. go ahead, open it, guys. they're very excited. here it comes. there's the tree. oh. there's the boo mobile. you can see more
by first lady michelle obama. they included a massive gingerbread replica of the white house. >> that's gorgeous. >> complete, with an oversized version of bo. and bo is a recuring theme this year. there's also a massive life-sized replica of bo, with a string of lights hanging out of his mouth. i don't know if that's indicative of bo's personality. and there were 40 bo-flake ornaments all over the white house, hidden. i guess we don't have pictures of them. but trust me. they're adorable. and the first dog himself made an appearance at the festivities and quickly, became, of course, the center of attention. it is officially holiday time, once we see those decorations. >>> finally, everybody, more good news. seattle's woodland park zoo has its own holiday miracle. four newborn baby lion cubs. twice as nice because the typical litter is two cubs. the 3-week-olds just passed their first medical exams with flying colors. and there's two girls and two boys. not named yet. and we can't visit just yet. they're too little. that's "pop news." >>> we have a pop quiz for everybody. we asked, ho
been here once. we have seen a lot of, many visits from michelle obama. jill biden then work with the reds in colorado springs. we have seen plenty of action this cycle. >> bill clinton could be coming to your state. an official says bill clinton is scheduled to campaign for the president today. in colorado. the president was supposed to be in colorado springs tuesday but cancelled due to the storm. guest: and we expect we will see, pending the outcome of the storm on the east coast, both candidates later in the week. governor mitt romney was here last week in the rally at but rocks that drew 9000 people. thousands were turned away. the following day, president obama held a rally in denver and drew crowds of up to 16,000. the governor this because deserve an amphitheater that has the capacity of 18,000. the president and his campaign were looking to go to boulder to hold a rally. they are try to turn out a lot of voters for the optics. >> these are great stories about real people in american history. very important moment in american history we do not know about three the fir
that white women find it appalling that michelle obama has given up her career to be the first lady. many of my black friends, particularly of my generation, think it is the most wonderful thing in the world. that he sits her down, as it used to be called in the old days. in the context of a black man who loves you. so there is this other romantic over later that black women are so rarely seen as beautiful and lovable that the idea -- this symbolic the mention of what michelle -- michelle obama is. she is a dort more than of the first ladies in this spontaneous lovely way -- she is adored more than some of the other first ladies in this spontaneous, lovely way. and be a lady. that she is not somebody who is working all the time. our history is we are working all the time, no matter what. to be able to give that up to raise one's children and have one smothered their is a little bit different, and little bit subtle but i think it is really powerful in terms of this romantic function of what we're talking about when we talk about marriage. >> one last question before we open up for question
and we were poor, let me tell you about our beginning and michelle obama saying we couldn't afford anything, ann romney saying i remember the first business. we didn't know that it would even succeed. and then they did all the television shows and there were certain shows, for example, like "the view" in which mitt romney did not want to appear because he said that he thought the participants were sharp-tongued. i don't know where he got that impression but mrs. romney did come on and both of them have been to the battleground states many times since the convention campaign. mrs. obama going 21 times, mrs. romney, 27 times they went to nevada, colorado, iowa, wisconsin, ohio, virginia and new hampshire and these are the ones who have been the surrogates with mrs. obama, no, my husband is not a cold fish. we have dinner every night with the kids. you should know him. you should see that smile. i love him. you should love him. mrs. romney who is very close to her husband in the strategy, she plays a bigger role than just being the wife of, she is the one who said, he is not a stiff m
michelle obama and other surrogates have been there, but it is quite remarkable it would be this close, unless there had been a lot going on under the surface and in mobilizing the obama voters that maybe we haven't been able to see. >> and by all other reports, gwen, it was a big republican year. the republicans returned the governorship. the democratic governor did not seek reelection. the republicans won the governorship. i think the republicans expected to pick up a couple of house see the, and yet this presidential race-- >> there had been a possibility and again we don't know who the win the election, there had been the thought that president obama would win the electoral and not the popular but with the closeness in state like north carolina, that seems less likely. >> woodruff: i'd like to see the colorado numbers if we can get those up in a few minute. we haven't seen where things stand right now. ray suarez in chicago with the obama campaign. ray displai you know, gwen, people have been filing in here all night and starting to pay very close attention to the returns coming in
since 1966. [instrumental of o christmas tree] ♪ >> first lady michelle obama, her daughters and their dog came out to watch the arrival. president obama was not on hand. he took advantage of the nice weather to play his first round of golf in several months. >> happy thanksgiving, everybody. >> i think we will take it. it is a go. it is good. we can have christmas now. well done. >> how does it look? >> it is gorgeous. it is perfect. we are going to take it. you all take care. >> here is some of what we have coming up for you today here on c-span. nobel laureate and burmese opposition leader aung san suu kyi excess the congressional gold medal, followed by another congressional gold medal ceremony with professional golfer arnold palmer. later, african-american photographers talk about the integrity of photojournalism. watch the history of the presidential appointment process at george mason university tonight at 9:00 eastern here on c-span. >> i can remember barack obama's speech in 2004. the democratic national convention, this dazzling speech that instantly makes him a nat
, the nation's next first lady, michelle obama. [applause] sasha and amalia, i love you both more than you can't imagine it. and you have earned a new puppy that is coming with us to the white house. [applause] while she is no longer with us, i know my grandmother is watching. along with the family that made me who i am, i miss them tonight. i know my debt to them is beyond measure. to my campaign manager, david plouffe, my chief strategist, david axelrod, and the best campaign team ever assembled in the history of politics -- you made this happen, and i am forever grateful for what you've sacrificed to get it done. but above all, i will never forget who this victory truly belongs to -- it belongs to you. i was never the likeliest candidate for this office. we didn't start with much money or many endorsements. our campaign was not hatched in the halls of washington -- it began in the backyards of des moines and the living rooms of concord and the front porches of charleston. it was built by working men and women who dug into what little savings they had to give $5 and $10 and $20 to this cause
was michelle obama, that her support was clearly used in the campaign. >> i think a combination of those things has moved us forward. thanks very much to the panel. a great discussion. thank you. [applause] thanks everyone for coming. good night. >> today on "washington journal" we'll talk about the republican party and hispanic voters following the 2012 election with the hispanic steering committee chairman for mitt romney's presidential campaign and then a look at policy agenda and political goals with justin ruben. and later, a discussion on the new leadership in china and what it means for u.s./china relations. also a preview of president obama's trip to asia. "washington journal" live at 7:00 eastern on c-span. >>truman had two big puzzles in his life. the first was this is a man who got into politics having failed in many businesses as a young man. tom way to get into politics in -- the only way to get into politics was a machine. two machines. he picked up the pender gast machine, the most corrupt and often vicious machine. i said to myself, how did this happen? how could he possibly wor
. and the official white house christmas tree has arrived here in washington. first lady michelle obama, she's on hand to welcome the tree along with daughters sasha, malia and there you see him there, the first dog, bo. >> it's beautiful. it's exactly what we need. we're going to take it. i think we're good. >> time to decorate that thing, i think. this year's tree is a 19-foot frazier fir from jefferson, north carolina. it will be on display throughout the holiday season in the white house blue room, a tradition that dates back to 1966. a pretty good tree. definitely one to put us in the holiday spirit if we weren't already, joe. >> absolutely. and they really decorate that tree too. it's just amazing what they do with it. people all over the country want to emulate it. >> it's going to be nice to see. and i saw they had the official man and the top hat and everything else. >> with the clydesdales. >> yeah. exactly. i'm getting a bit of the holiday bug between that and the shopping of course. >> of course. thanks so much, lisa sylvester. >>> rebel forces in syria seize control of desperate
shadow senator. >> and the white house unveiled its 2012 christmas deckations yesterday. michelle obama welcoming military families to 1600 pennsylvania avenue to introduce this year's theme called joy to all. bo, the dog, a big part of this year's decorations and there is a massive gingerbread house that weighs about $300 pounds. 90,000 people will tour the white house decorations this season. >> you're kidding. >> maybe they'll get bo cookies as did some members of the press corps. they were coveting those. >> are they made from real dogs? >> not made from real bo. >> bill: you have to get there early to get the bo cookies. i always make a beeline and they're usually gone by the time i get there. so olivier what's going on with this lunch with president obama and mitt romney at the white house? do you think anything -- first of all i don't remember this being a tradition. is it? >> well, it is a little bit of a tradition. the atlantic has a wonderful slide show of photos of presidents and the people they beat.
yesterday by first lady, michelle obama. thought i was looking in your living room, now, rob. >> does that look like a plastic tree? the centerpiece of the decorations is outsized 300-pound gingerbread model of the white house that sits in the state dining room. after the big unveiling, mrs. obama helped the children of military families make holiday decorations and bo, the for the portuguese water dog got in on the act wearing a special jingle bell collar. >>> and they threw the switch last night here in new york, lighting the big old christmas tree in rockefeller center. the 84-foot norway spruce is decked out in more than 30,000 beautiful lights. >> after it was found, workers, braced the tree with cables when superstorm blew through. lost power. and this one as you can clearly see turned out great, all ten tons, 20,000 pounds of it. actually the 80th annual lighting of the tree. only a few blocks from here. this is your first christmas in new york. >> yeah, going ice skating. a little loop. a little triple salchow. not really. i don't know if those are legitimate terms. >> you roc
. i seem to get an e-mail from barack obama, michelle, joe biden has been texting me lately. there's no escape. another interesting thing, margaret, is i got an unsolicited anti-obama text message from an anonymous source and lots of people in the washington area got there. mine said "seniors can't afford tour four more years of obama budget cuts to medicare." that's arguable, they're not really cuts, but point is you don't know where it's coming from. a virginia company is behind it. its conservative clients are distancing themselvess from having anything to do with these anonymous text messages. >> warner: are the campaigns themselves using these methods to get out negative messages at this stage or are they all positive? >> they are not all positive by any means. the campaigns have web site which is n which president obama's people attack mitt romney and vice versa. so it's a mix of trying to identify your supporters and get them to register, get them to tell their friends, get them to tell people on facebook and also driving negative messages, sometimings snarky twitter-type me
't use the president there but they sent michelle obama there a lot, she was just there on monday and bill clinton was in north carolina as well. >> we must stress it's early in the evening and we're operating on early figures. but this could be the first real surprise of the evening, if the trend continues down there. >> pelley: the strength of the president in north carolina. >> yes. >> pelley: thank you, bob. let's have a quick look at the presidential race map as it stands just now. the red states we are projecting for mitt romney, the blue states for president obama. but as bob just said, it is early yet. cbs news coverage of election night, 2012, will continue? just a moment. >> pelley: breaking news, cbs news projects that president obama will carry the state of new jersey. and its 14 electoral votes. with that let's have a look at the presidential race map. mr. obama has 78 electoral votes, mitt romney 82 electoral votes at this early stage on the way to 270 needed to win. anthony mason has been looking at some of the swing states where we don't have enough information
, because she didn't want to clean it up. >>> first lady michelle obama is showing off the christmas decorations at the white house to a bunch of war veterans and families and things, and it's always cool. they are showing off a 300-pound gingerbread replica of the white house, there's bo the dog. look at that. >> amazing what they do. >> main attraction, of course, is the white house christmas tree. that thing is 18 1/2 feet high and is decorated by the children of military families. >> that's so nice. i would not want to be the first family during the christmas season. they have receptions every night and all they do is smile and shake hands and take pictures. >> everyone wants to get there to see them. >> it is beautiful, drop-dead gorgeous. >>> with all the christmas parties and things coming up, which party character are you? pretend you're at an office party. this might be a good way to figure it out. are you this person, the peek too sooner? you're the one that helps round the troops up, promise so much fun, then half hour into the party, you're trashed. you're that one totall
. thanks. it was one of the tightest races of the night. did michelle bachmann hold on to her seat in congress in minnesota? >> brian: then what did president obama do better than mitt romney? our panel is digging into the winning strategy. 12347 amid a fragile economy and high unemployment and high gas prices, president obama scored a victory over mitt romney last night. stealing his re-- sealing his reelection bid. in the end, what were the keys to victory? why did mitt romney fall short? let's ask our political panel, lady lynn is chief executive of the holding company, el rothschild, a democratic strategist and douglas is president of the american action forum and former director of the congressional budget office. i guess that means you know how to crunch numbers. lot of number crunching going on last night. but in the end, maybe you didn't really need to crunch them so much, douglas, because obama won pretty easily. >> it is one of the remarkable things that the end, the race looked like it looked a year ago, despite all the campaigning and money spent, that the polls going i
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